Flammen perdonami, Lodoletta, P. Mascagni, Cristina Barbieri soprano,
Cristina Barbieri, (VIDEO) "Tanto amore segreto" (Liù) Turandot, Giacomo Puccini
Cristina Barbieri, "Casta diva", Norma, Vincenzo Bellini
Cristina Barbieri, "Tacea la notte placida" Trovatore,
Cristina Barbieri (live 31/03/2012) "Crucifixus", Petite messe solennelle, G. Rossini
Cristina Barbieri, Bruno Lazzaretti (VIDEO) "Esulti pur la barbara", L'elisir d'amore, G. Donizetti
Girolamo Frescobaldi" Conservatory of Ferrara Italy .
She has studied further with Magda Olivero and Ferruccio Tagliavini at
the "Accademia Lirica" in Parma (Italy)She has studied with Alain
Billard, Marie christine Billard, P.Venturi, A.Pola, R.Kabaivanska, D.Dorow,
W.Salio, A.Bosman, R.Kettelson, and recently she has attended M.Freni’s Master
She was a Finalist of the
XXXII National "Verdi-Toscanini" Voice Competition of Parma and in
1992 she was one of the winners of
the " Luciano Pavarotti-Philadelphia Opera Company International Voice
She was one of the Winners
of the "Operalia Competition Placido Domingo" in 1994.
She partecipated in the 1988-89 season at the Teatro Comunale of
Modena( ITALY) in Puccini's "Manon
Lescaut", with Mirella Freni and Roberto Abbado.
In July 1991 she made her debut in the titlerole of Paisiello's "La Nina Pazza per Amore" at the Montepulciano's
festival, during which she also sang Mozart's "Spaur-Messe", conducted by Hans Werner Henze.During the
200th anniversary of La Fenice in Venice she sang the role of Tebaldo in Verdi's "Don Carlos" with Raina Kabaivanska and Samuel Remey
conducted by Daniel Oren.
During the 1991-92 season she
made her debut at the Opera de Montecarlo in the world premiere of
Sergio Rendine's "Un Segreto
d'importanza" and in Puccini's "Gianni
Schicchi" as Lauretta,
conducted by Gianluigi Gelmetti, which werw repeated at the Teatro Comunale of
Treviso and in Schwetzingen's Festival.
In 1992 she furthemore sang "La
Rondine" (Yvette) at the
Suddeutscher Rundfunk in Stuttgart,during a performance which was broadcasted
all over Europe and she was engaged in Treviso for the revival of "Un Segreto d'importanza" and"Gianni Schicchi".
During 1993 she made her succesful debut as Mimì in "La Bohème
"conducted by L.Salemno at the Philadelphia Opera (USA) and at the Teatro
Valli of Reggio Emilia (Italy). She appeared in "Gianni Schicchi" as Lauretta and
"Tabarro" at the
Festival dei due Mondi of Spoleto, where she also performed Schubert's "Messa in C 167" with the
Westminster Choir: Other engagements included a concert with Giuseppe Sabbatini
at the Harewood House (UK) registrated of Yorkshire Television and Classic
Music Television ( UK) LTD,a recital at the Folcalquier Festival (France) and
the new debut as Margherita in
Gounod's "Faust" in
Sassari (ITALY) conducted by Alain Guingal. Recently she sang Mendelssohn's
with the Orchestra RAI of Torino
conducted by Frank Shipway and she sang the title role of Costanza and Isabella in
the world premiere of Franco Battiato's "Il Cavaliere dell'Intelletto" in Palermo,Torino,Cosenza,
Jesi,Modena,Piacenza, Parma,(Italy). In 1995 season she made her debut as Merlina
in "L'Impresario in Angustie"
of Cimarosa at Radio Lugano and she as Adina
in L’Elisir d'amore of Donizetti at Modena's Theatre and Ravenna conducted by
M° R.Bonynge. During 1996 she sang in
Mascagni's Iris at the
München Rundfunk with the Münchener
Philharmoniker conducted by Gianluigi Gelmetti,and in the Il Cavaliere dell'ntelletto revivals in Messina,Catania,Fano's
Festival (Italy). She was Mimì in Puccini's La Bohème at Opéra Royal de Wallonie(Belgium) and at the Grand
Theatre Opera de Reims (France). In the 1997 she was Berta
in Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia at
Teatro Dell' Opera of Roma,and in the
summer 1997 she made her debut as Susanna
Le Nozze di Figaro of Mozart conducted by A. Sisillo at Fano's
Festival ( Italy). She was a Finalist
at Accademia di Perfezionamento per Cantanti Lirici in Milano Teatro alla Scala
in 1997 edition.
In 1997 she was at theWelsh National Opera of Cardiff (UK.) for
the new debut as Micaela in Bizet's Carmen .
In the season 1998, she sang in Mascagni’s Iris at Teatro Regio in
Torino, after she was Anne in The
Rake’s Progress of Stravinsky in Modena’s Theatre and Ferrara, Reggio Emila. During the season,1999-2000 she
sang Musetta in Puccini’s La Boheme at the Bologna’s Theatre.
She sang at the Concertgebouw of
Amsterdam the role of Nella
in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, condocted by Riccardo Chally.
In the same season, she was Margherita
in Gounod’s Faust at the Teatro
Massimo in Palermo and in the same theatre was Mimì in Puccini’s La Boheme
She made er debut in 2000 as Liù in
Puccini’s Turandot in Sassari
and she sang Magda in Puccini’s La Rondine at Teatro dell’Opera in Rome. Then she was Mimì in La Boheme at Teatro Verdi in Messina. During the season 2002 she
sang in Rome, at Teatro dell’Opera as Lauretta
in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi and she
made her debut as Donna Anna in
Mozart’s Don Giovanni in Palermo. In
the season 2002-03 she sang Liù in
Puccini’s Turandot, at Modena,
Piacenza, Ferrara. In the season 2004 she made her debut as Norina
in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Baltimore’s Opera
Company (USA).In the 2005 she sang during
the concert in honor of Mirella
Freni for celebrate her fifthy years of career. In 2005 she was Micaela in Bizet’s Carmen to the Teatro Comunale in Modena Italy and recently she sang
Requiem of G.Veneri in the world
premiere at Parma and Reggio Emilia. In
the summer season 2006 she sang Liù from Turandot of Puccini in Caracalla (Rome).In the same season she sang
Micaela from Carmen of Bizet at Teatro Verdi in Salerno,and Mimì from Puccini’s Boheme at Catanzaro.During the season 2007/8
she sang Alice form Verdi’s Falsatff
at the Staattheater in Bern.(Swiss).In March she sang in
Verdi ‘s GLORIA and in Haydn's Missa Brevis in
taught in a masterclass at
Toronto “Opera collegium foundation.” as
voice teacher .In the season 2009 she sang Mimì from Boheme of
Puccini at 55° Puccini Festival of Torre del Lago .She sang Anna from Le Villi of
Puccini in Oviedo Spain
In the season 2010 sang from Schumann’s Manfred
at Teatro Regio in Torino Recently she has sang Leonora
from Oberto conte di San Bonifacio of
Verdi in Piacenza.In season 2012 she sang Adina from Donizetit Elisir d'amore in Salle de la Colture in
Fayance. She sang Mimì from Puccini's Boheme,in Teatro Mazzacorati
Bologna,Italy. In december 2012 she sang in Modena, Teatro Comunale Pavarotti,Adina, Donizeti's from Elisir
d'Amore,and the same role,at Salle de
la Culture in Fayanc,France. In 2014 and 2015 she sang in many recitas in Italy and,during one of
this, she received the
award "G.Rossini" from
the Associazione G.Rossini in Modena. In
the 2015 she sang Faurè's Requiem at
S.Bartolomeo Chuch in Modena
In 2016,she sang in Vignola's Teatro Fabbri
and in Modena's Teatro L.Pavarotti ,where she
latest CD dedicated to the composer Luigi Gazzotti's Arie da camera by Tactus particulary intersting
because are songs never recorded before, in the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ex7DkQ1RQtQ
Next October, she will sing at "
Club Mirella Freni" in Modena,
where she will recive the prize "Mirella Freni"
She worked with conductores such as:
R.Chally, D. Gatti, M. Stenz, W. H. Henze, L. Salemno, F.Shipway, R Bonynge, M.
Benini, M.Boni, P.Olmi, L.Karytinos, M.
De Bernard, G. Gelmetti, A. Sisillo, C.
Rizzi, S.Ranzani, A.Veronesi, S.Mercurio, A.Guingal, N.Conti, S.Colò, F.Pleyer,
G. Ferro, G.Veneri, A.Bosman, D.Gatti, A.Veronesi, N. Luisotti, M. Stefanelli,
L.Magiera, D.Oren, C.Desderi, A.Mustonen, A.Lombard, F.Rosa,
directors such as: M. Bolognini, G.
Montaldo, S.Monti, F. Crivelli, B. De Tomasi, L. Puggelli, C. Lievi, L.
Mariani, D. Krief, G. Barberio Corsetti, G.Ciabatti, G. De Monticelli, M.
Scaparro, B. De Simone, U. De Hana, G.Frigeni, L.Codignola, M.Pontiggia,
orchestras such as: Orchestra della RAI, Orchestra della Radio
Svizzera Italiana (RSI), Munchener Philarmoniker, Welsh National Orchestra,
Virtuosi Italiani, Archi Italiani, Orchestra Sinfonica di San Remo, Orchestra
Sinfonica A.Toscanini, Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, Orchestra della Radio di
Stoccarda (SDR), Amsterdam’s
CV & Repertoire
|Musical Work||Role||Jump-in ready?||Company||Year|
|Mozart: Requiem||Soprano||chiesa San Bartolomeo Modena||2017|
|Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore||Adina||Immediately||Teatro Comunale di Modena||2012|
|Verdi: Falstaff||Alice Ford||1 week||Opera Theatre Berna||2007|
|Bizet: Carmen||Micaëla||Immediately||Teatro Verdi Salerno||2006|
|Donizetti: Don Pasquale||Norina||Immediately||Opera Baltimore||2004|